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Puzzle Answers 04/05/19

April 5, 2019

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World Rhythms Festival celebrates African influence in New Orleans

World Rhythms Festival celebrates African influence in New Orleans

India Yarborough

April 4, 2019

Music, food and a nod to history – that was the theme of this weekend’s Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival. “This festival is a celebration of the African diaspora and its connection to New Orleans,” said Kia Robinson, marketing and communications coordinator for the New Orleans Jazz...

Buku Fest rocks the docks

Buku Fest rocks the docks

Caitlyn Reisgen

March 31, 2019

BUKU Music and Art Festival ended its 8th successful year as thousands of guests attended the two-day festival at Mardi Gras World. Attendees enjoyed the music of the over 70 artists who performed at the festival. Other attractions included live graffiti art and the BUKU Bazarr. Over 15 graffiti artists...

Review: ‘Apex Legends’ is the new champion of battle royales

Review: ‘Apex Legends’ is the new champion of battle royales

Sam Lucio

March 30, 2019

Following the latest craze of battle royale games in a world dominated by “Fortnite,” Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts take their own shot at the hottest genre in gaming with “Apex Legends." Since "Apex," as the community refers to it as, first released on Feb. 4, the game has dominated...

Puzzles 3/29/19

March 29, 2019

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Review: Jordan Peele delivers another masterful horror film with ‘Us’

Review: Jordan Peele delivers another masterful horror film with ‘Us’

Andrew Lang

March 28, 2019

Following an iconic debut film in “Get Out,” Director Jordan Peele stuck with the horror genre with his latest movie, “Us.” The story follows the Wilson's as a trip to the beach finds the family confronted by copies of themselves who harbor a murderous intent. As the Wilson family struggles...

Puzzles 3/22/19

March 22, 2019

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Check out these local artists before Buku Festival

Check out these local artists before Buku Festival

Caitlyn Reisgen

March 21, 2019

With Lana Del Rey, Kevin Gates and A$AP Rocky headlining, the Buku Music and Art Project returns to the Big Easy March 22 and 23. Tickets are sold out for the festival which is now in its seventh year. This year, the talent search didn’t look too far from home, with the lineup featuring popular local...

Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Rob Noelke

March 19, 2019

Spray paint cans littered a warehouse floor as one Loyola student made his mark on Mardi Gras. Paul Roach, studio art junior, was given the opportunity to paint a mural to be displayed on Superior seafood, a popular stop on the St. Charles parade route.    

Student reflects on being the Goddess of Nyx

Shadera Moore

March 19, 2019

New Orleans East native Shelby Seuzeneau, biology junior, grew up marching in parades during Carnival season, performing with her dance team and twirling batons. But this year, she rode through the streets of Uptown on a float as the Mystic Krewe of Nyx’s eighth goddess. “I’ve been kind of in...

Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ prepares for Marvel’s future

Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ prepares for Marvel’s future

Sam Lucio

March 16, 2019

The 21st installment in the worldwide cinematic phenomenon known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe takes the form of superhero Captain Marvel. “Captain Marvel,” also Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero movie to date, is played by Academy award winning actress, Brie Larson and is joined by...

Puzzles 3/15/19

March 15, 2019

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